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Continuing Dental Education

State-of-the-Art Adhesive Dental Restorations Forum – lecture presented in person by internationally-acclaimed faculty

Drs. Grant Chyz, Alireza Sadr, Jorge Aravena Diaz, Jorge O'Brien Opazo, Riccardo Ammannato, and Steven Schiffenhaus

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Please note that advance registration closes two days before the class, but you can still register at the door Saturday morning.

The University of Washington gratefully acknowledges the following course sponsors for their generous support of this program:

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Coming this September 2022, the Department of Restorative Dentistry at the University of Washington School of Dentistry brings you internationally-acclaimed faculty from around the world for the State-of-the-Art Adhesive Dental Restorations Forum.  Don’t miss out on this opportunity to hear these experts present cutting edge topics in adhesive dentistry locally in Seattle!

Forum Topics and Schedule

  • 7:30am – 8:20am Breakfast (provided)
  • 8:20am – 8:30am Opening Remarks (Dean, Department Chair)
  • 8:30am – 9:50am Dr. Chyz: “Structural Adhesive Dentistry: Tooth Preparation, Crack Management and Direct Restorations with Continuous Fiber Reinforcement”
  • 10:00am – 11:20am Dr. Sadr: “State-of-the-art Adhesive Dental Restorations: Diagnosis and Management”
  • 11:30am – 12:20pm Dr. Aravena Diaz: “Clinical Experience in the Reconstruction of Anterior and Posterior Teeth with Structural Compromise”
  • 12:30pm – 1:30pm Lunch Break (provided)
  • 1:30pm – 2:20pm Dr. O’Brien Opazo: “Treatment Protocols in Hopeless Teeth: The Biomimetic Approach”
  • 2:30pm – 3:20pm Dr. Ammannato: “Worn Dentition: Direct (Index Technique) and Indirect Adhesive Management through a Non-Invasive Approach”
  • 3:30pm – 4:20pm Dr. Schiffenhaus: “The Non-Retentive Ceramic Overlay: A minimally Invasive Alternative to the Traditional Crown Preparation”
  • 4:30pm – 5:00pm Discussion and Closing


Dr. Grant Chyz
Dr. Grant Chyz
Private Practice & University of Washington – Seattle, Washington



Dr. Alireza Sadr
Dr. Alireza Sadr
Director of Research, Restorative Dentistry, University of Washington – Seattle, Washington





Dr. Jorge Aravena Diaz
Dr. Jorge Aravena Diaz
Private Practice & Diego Portales University – Santiago, Chile





Dr. Jorge O'Brien Opazo
Dr. Jorge O’Brien Opazo
Private Practice & Diego Portales University – Santiago, Chile





Dr. Riccardo Ammannato
Dr. Riccardo Ammannato
Studio Dentistico – Genoa, Italy




Dr. Steven Schiffenhaus
Dr. Steven Schiffenhaus
Private Practice & BAARD Institute – Gilbert, Arizona





Course Logistics

Saturday, September 10, 2022

University of Washington
Health Sciences Center
Turner Auditorium, HSC D-209
Seattle, Washington 98195

This course is designed for dental practitioners interested in restorative dentistry.

Breakfast and Check-in: 7:30am-8:20am
Lecture: 8:20am – 5:00pm

TUITION: (Breakfast and Lunch provided)
$349/person until August 12, 2022; after, $399/person
$314/current UW SOD Dental Alumni Association Member until August 12, 2022; after, $359/current UW SOD Dental Alumni Association Member

* The lecture portion of this course is eligible for a 10% tuition discount if you are a current member of the UW Dental Alumni Association.

8 hours


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The University of Washington is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

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The University of Washington is a member of the Association for Continuing Dental Education.

University of Washington designates this activity for 8 continuing education credits.